This course provides foundational log analysis skills and experience using the tools needed to help detect a network intrusion. Students learn how to process logs from Windows and Linux operating systems, firewalls, intrusion detection systems and Web and e-mail servers. Applying their analytical skills, students learn how to assemble evidence found in logs to assist in tasks ranging from building a case to recognizing an intrusion.
Explain log analysis methodology
Analyze and evaluate log files
Explain the benefits of log analysis in an intrusion investigation
Perform the extraction of information from log files
Arrange log file data
The materials within this course focus on the Knowledge Skills and Abilities (KSAs) identified within the Specialty Areas listed below. Click to view Specialty Area details within the interactive National Cybersecurity Workforce Framework.